Whether they are leaping, twirling or gliding, accomplished ballet dancers at our Austin dance academy make their graceful moves look easy. When our little dancers perform, you might wonder just how difficult some of those moves are. But you probably don’t focus on just one turn or twirl, you are just amazed by the magic of it all and not stuck on the details. It is in the details, the basic ballet movements, that ballet dancers must practice for years before achieving an aura of effortless beauty.
Ballet terms have been passed down over the centuries. These terms form the language that is ballet. Here is a sample of some of the most common ballet terms.more
Why do people dance? What is it about moving your body to a song or other music that we love so much? We seem to be a nation, if not a world, that holds an obsession with dancing. We watch dancing in videos, we obsess over our reflection in the living room window while busting out a few moves and it makes us smile because dancing makes us happy.
There are other obvious reasons why we dance, some do it to stay fit, some dance for mental clarity and other dance for emotional stability. But children, kids take dance classes in Austin because dancing is fun.
But let’s face it, all the benefits we just mentioned can be attained through other means. Why not go shopping? After all, shopping makes people happy and a good deal gets the heart racing. There just must be something more...more
Many parents in Austin find themselves in a very common predicament in the summer when they have very high-energy kids; what extracurricular activities are available to help them release their energy. Fortunately for you, and your children as well, we offer Austin parents hip-hop dancing lessons at our dance studios. Kid’s hip-hop classes can benefit a child of any age in many ways, here are a few positive impacts dance can have.more
Dance classes are a fun and exciting way for children to stay fit and active. Dance classes also improve flexibility and range of motion. But aside from the physical benefits your Austin dance studio provides, there are other reasons to consider dance classes for your children.
Dance lessons promote creativity and help children develop an appreciation for the arts. Dancing is also a form of self-expression, children who partake in dance lessons find a constructive outlet for their creativity and a positive way in which to express themselves. Focusing on this type of creativity this early in life goes a long way in helping them later in life.
Dancing lessons help children gain a better understanding of their body and how it moves. Children with a background in dance tend to...more